2019 U.S. Embassy Lisbon Annual Program Statement


Funding Opportunity ID: 310516
Opportunity Number: PAS-LISBON-FY19-01
Opportunity Title: 2019 U.S. Embassy Lisbon Annual Program Statement
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Arts (see “Cultural Affairs” in CFDA)
Business and Commerce
Community Development
Humanities (see “Cultural Affairs” in CFDA)
Information and Statistics
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 19.040
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOS-PRT
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Portugal
Posted Date: Nov 21, 2018
Close Date: Jul 31, 2019
Last Updated Date: Nov 21, 2018
Award Ceiling: $25,000
Award Floor: $3,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: The U.S. Embassy Lisbon Office of Public Affairs (OPA) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding. Please carefully follow all instructions below. Purpose of Small Grants: OPA invites proposals from individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions for projects that strengthen the bilateral ties between the U.S. and Portugal. OPA will only consider grants that have an American component or aspect in their proposal. Examples of PAS Small Grants Program projects include, but are not limited to Academic and professional lectures, seminars and speaker programs; Artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances and exhibitions; Cultural heritage conservation and preservation projects; Professional and academic exchanges and projects; Professional development workshops and training; Priority Program Areas: Media Literacy and Countering Misinformation: activities that promote media literacy and critical thinking, resist malign influence, and counter disinformation. Trade and Investment: activities which support the expansion of U.S. exports and investments, improve the connections between U.S. and Portuguese businesses, and/or expand economic opportunities for women and underserved populations. Technology and Innovation: activities which support cooperation in such areas as space exploration, energy, firefighting, and reforestation, as well as solutions to transnational, regional, and global challenges, including cybersecurity, terrorist, environmental, and health threats. Azores or Madeira: activities focus on or are connected to the Azores or Madeira, which promote economic development and support business and cultural linkages to the U.S. Student Mobility: activities which promote exchanges and mobility for American and Portuguese higher education students. All application materials must be submitted by email to GrantsLisbon@state.gov with “OPA FY18 GRANTS– Quarter #” and the applicant organization’s name in the subject line of the email. For quarterly deadlines, application instructions, required/optional forms, templates, and SAM registration information, please visit: https://pt.usembassy.gov/education-culture/small-grants-program/.
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